A 45-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur, amidst a Malaysian tropical rainforest, you’ll find The Chateau – the world’s very first organic spa and wellness retreat.
Inspired by the 18th century “Haut Koenigsbourg” castle in Alsace, France, The Chateau reigns majestically over Berjaya Hills, an oasis of lush, unspoiled greenery. At once breathtaking and picturesque, this unique destination spa offers a complete organic experience, coupling impeccable service with unsurpassed standards. Each of the 131 elegant rooms and suites is luxuriously appointed with organic bed and bath linens, as well as organic toiletries. A team of epicurean specialists creates delicious gastronomic fare with a mind to well-being. Central to The Chateau’s offerings is La Santé, the resort’s European-style, state-of-the-art organic spa, where the best European spa expertise marries graceful Eastern hospitality. With a mission to incorporate fitness into everyday life, the resort inspires and equips guests to embark on a journey toward total well-being.
TOP SUITE: SON ALTESSE
Total number of rooms in suite: Two
Number of entrances to suite: One
Number of bathrooms: One luxurious marble bathroom with a large bathtub and separate vanity areas for him and her. Suite style: Classic meets modern with a fusion of contemporary and traditional elements
Key selling points: This chic suite features a separate living and dining area with its own kitchenette. In line with the hotel’s organic, eco-friendly philosophy, Son Altesse comes complete with 100-percent organic bed and bath linens (including a plush bathrobe), as well as organic VOYA bath products and organic beverages and snacks in the minibar. Enjoy internet access, a flat-screen LCD TV, limo transfer service, VIP check-in, and expert butler service.
- Number of suites in hotel: 63, including Son Altesse
- Square footage: 1,884
- Nightly rate: Approximately $2,189
Front Office Manager Alan Billy
Km. 48 Persimpangan Bertingkat, Lebuhraya Karak, Bukit Tinggi, Malaysia
La Santé Organic Wellness Spa is the first European concept spa in Asia and the jewel in The Chateau’s crown.
It combines lauded European spa traditions with renowned Asian hospitality, delivering a holistic – and completely organic -wellness experience. Unique features include an herbal-infused sauna chamber, salt grotto, and Aquaveda bed with soap brush treatment. A salt pool and aroma-hydro pool round out the spa’s special offerings. The Chateau’s lifestyle approach to fitness means exercise comes in many forms, from tennis, squash, and badminton, to personal training, cycling and hiking. Guests can also take advantage of an array of classes, including dance, yoga, Pilates, and aquarobics. Meditation sessions and breathing classes hit the spot for those seeking peace of mind.
Signature treatments: La Santé Signature Massage, Soap Brush, Signature Seaweed Leaf Wrap
Spa Director Alice Yap
TOP RESTAURANTS AND BARS
L’assiette: This French fine dining restaurant serves both organic and non-organic gourmet cuisine, all carefully conceived, indisputably delicious, and award-wining.
La Vie: This all-day dining venue offers an international selection of mouthwatering delights.
Le Rouge: Enjoy a wide selection of organic and non-organic alcoholic beverages and cocktails in this seductive lobby lounge.
Salon: Relaxed yet elegant, this cigar lounge serves a fine selection of cigars, organic and non-organic cocktails, and spirits.
Belle Vue: This enchanting tea room offers organic teas and coffees and delectable gourmet delights.
Berjaya Hills Golf & Country Club: This stunning par-72 course was voted a “Top 20 Best Golf Course in Malaysia” in 2010/2011 and won the 2010/2011 Best Highland Golf Course in Asia Award by the Asia Pacific Brands Foundation.